Messages from Ooltewah
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Our messages our designed to honor God and be relevant in our lives. We hope that you will take a moment to and explore what God might have to say to you.
Have you ever been in a situation where you felt you were doing the right thing, but you knew you would get in a lot of trouble doing it? You had the conviction to see this event through to its conclusion, even though there were consequences you would have to face. That’s exactly what Martin […]
We want so much to change our world. There are things that happen in our lives and others that we want to make right. And there’s certainly nothing wrong with that thinking. But in this world of various views and conflicting interests, what we perceive as right can be slightly different or completely opposite from those […]
Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’ 32 For it is the Gentiles who strive for all these things; and indeed your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, […]
Be inspired for your journey as you experience God’s healing grace and power through Kathie’s dramatic story of healing.
The Scriptures are full of references to the power and necessity of prayer: Luke 18:1 (NRSV) — 1 Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. Luke 21:36 (NRSV) — 36 Be alert at all times, praying that you may have the strength to escape all […]
Like a ship hits the waves head on- so we must directly face the shame in our lives by seeking vulnerability. It’s counter-intuitive isn’t it – but to overcome shame we must embrace it, face it head on, and receive the grace God gives through Jesus in order for us to experience wholeness and peace. […]
To feel shame is a part of our human condition. Jesus not only endured shame- but actually bore our shame and offers us love, grace, peace, and acceptance instead. In this message, learn how one can move from carrying the burden of shame to finding freedom in Christ.
Shame is a common human experience. It’s destructive forces are felt by us all. Shame can alienate us from close relationships with family, friends- even God. Is it possible to loosen shame’s grip on our lives? Shame often bursts through the doors of our soul over matters when we have done nothing wrong and there […]
What does it mean to be made in the image of God? How does this knowledge inform and shape our self image? You are fearfully and wonderfully made and are holy a dearly loved. Re-examine the Genesis story of creation and rediscover your identity as a unique creation of God.
It’s easier to start something well than to finish well- but the really payoff is in finishing strong. Whether it’s your golf swing- or more importantly in relationship or matters of faith, finishing strong is the key to blessing. Journey with Pastor Dwight as he teaches from the Old Testament Kings life lessons that encourage […]